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Upcoming events

Time and place: Sep. 18, 2017 - Sep. 22, 2017, CSMN, Georg Morgenstiernes house

The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to explore challenges to sustainable modernity in cultural, economic, political and institutional realms.

Application deadline was May 02, 2017.

 

Time and place: Sep. 25, 2017 10:00 AM - Sep. 27, 2017 5:00 PM, Centro de Convenciones Universidad Antonio Nariño

La página del evento y el programa estarán publicadas en español e inglés (The programme web pages will be both in Spanish and English).

Time and place: Sep. 25, 2017 10:00 AM - Sep. 27, 2017 5:00 PM, Centro de Convenciones Universidad Antonio Nariño

Confirmed Key Note speakers: Avi Brisman, Ragnhild Sollund, Nigel South and Reece Walters.

Photo of Pamela Giustinelli
Time and place: Sep. 25, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Pamela Giustinelli is an Assistant Professor at Bocconi University. She will present a paper entitled "Tail and Center Rounding of Probability Expectation in the Health and Retirement Study", co-authored  Charles F. Manski, and Francesca Molinari.

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Oslo Science Park/Forskningsparken

Every year Oslotech, Inven2 and the University of Oslo host one of Norways larges science and technology events – the Cutting Edge festival. The festival is part of Oslo Innovation Week – Europe’s largest innovation convention and its biggest event.

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Historical Museum

The Right to Be Lazy, Revisited

Professor Ofelia García
Time and place: Sep. 26, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, Auditorium 1

How can we provide opportunities for and support bilinguals in education, and how does our view on language impact the education of all students? Professor of Bilingual Education, Ofelia García, will give the 2017 Einar Haugen Lecture on this topic, and introduces the notion of translingual pedagogy.

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, P. A. Munchs building, Sem.room 10

By Chika Watanabe, University of Manchester, Social Anthropology. Open for all.

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2017 12:40 PM - 2:30 PM, Oslo Science Park, the temporary dome

Algae can be used to make foods, medicines and energy. What role can researchers, entrepreneurs, policy makers and investors play in bringing ideas to the market?

Photo of Navin Kartik
Time and place: Sep. 28, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Navin Kartik is a Professor of Economics at Columbia University. He will present a paper entitled "A Theorem on Bayesian Updating and Applications to Signaling Games", co-authored by Frances Xu Lee, and Wing Suen.

The view of Oslo from Ekeberg
Time and place: Sep. 29, 2017 8:30 AM - Sep. 30, 2017 12:30 PM, Hotel Bristol, Oslo

Welcome to Oslo and the 2017 GRIN: General Practice Research on Infections meeting. It is hosted by The Antibiotic Center of Primary Health Care and The Department of General Practice, University of Oslo.  

Time and place: Sep. 29, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Academic writing centre, Georg Sverdrups hus

Is it difficult to set aside time to write? The Academic Writing Centre arranges biweekly “Shut Up & Write” sessions.

Photo of Tuomas Laiho
Time and place: Sep. 29, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Tuomas Laiho is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oslo. He will present a paper entitled "Information Acquisition in Common Pool Problems", co-authored by Olli-Pekka Kuusela.

Time and place: Oct. 4, 2017 - Oct. 6, 2017, The Norwegian University Centre in Paris, NUCP
Time and place: Oct. 5, 2017 - Oct. 6, 2017, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Blindernveien 31, University of Oslo, room 652

Keynote speakers

- Eve Clark (Stanford University)

- Herbert Coulson (University of Alberta)

- Penny Pexman (University of Calgary)

- Nausicaa Pouscoulous (UCL)

- Gabriella Rundblad (King's College London)

- Deirdre Wilson (UCL/CSMN)

Time and place: Oct. 5, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Domus Medica, room TBA.

Speaker: The Tien Mai, Postdoc., Oslo Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology (OCBE), University of Oslo.

Photo of Alice Guerra
Time and place: Oct. 9, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Alice Guerra is an Assistant Professor at the Copenhagen Business School.

the Nansen Neuroscience Network (NNN)
Time and place: Oct. 10, 2017 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters – DNVA, Drammensv 78, 0271 Oslo

The Nansen Neuroscience Lectures (NNL) are organized in conjunction with Fridtjof Nansen’s birthday to commemorate his fundamental contribution to neuroscience. The NNL are given by speakers selected from the top tier of neuroscience research.

Open to public, no charge  

Time and place: Oct. 12, 2017 10:15 AM - 6:30 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, seminarrom 10
Photo of Kyle Herkenhoff
Time and place: Oct. 12, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Kyle Herkenhoff is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota.

Time: Oct. 12, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Oslo City Council is working on ways to improve Oslo as a student city for international students. They invite you to share your experiences at the City Hall, where they will be serving food and drinks. Sign up for an exciting meeting where your voice will be heard and you can make a difference for all international students!

Time and place: Oct. 13, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Academic writing centre, Georg Sverdrups hus

Is it difficult to set aside time to write? The Academic Writing Centre arranges biweekly “Shut Up & Write” sessions.

Time and place: Oct. 13, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, room 113

One of the fields in which narratological analysis is still considered problematic is that of ancient and Byzantine historiography.

Oslo with Akershus fortress and city hall
Time and place: Oct. 16, 2017 - Oct. 20, 2017, Oslo Science Park

The ARENA-coordinated H2020-funded PLATO project's kick-off conference will take place in Oslo on 16-20 October 2017. It will bring together all partners for academic discussions and social networking.

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Salen, ZEB

Prof. Chris Stover from the Arizona State University will give a guest lecture entitled "Eight Axioms for a Theory of Timeline Music."